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Construction inspectors inspect the construction and maintenance of new and existing buildings, bridges, highways and industrial construction to ensure that specifications and building codes are observed and monitor work site safety. They are employed by federal, provincial and municipal governments, construction companies, architectural and civil engineering consulting firms or they may be self-employed.
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- Examine plans, drawings, and site layouts for new buildings, building renovations and other proposed structures
- Inspect construction of buildings, bridges, dams, highways and other types of building and engineering construction for conformance to drawings, specifications, building codes or other applicable ordinances
- Inspect and test electrical or plumbing installations in buildings to ensure compliance with municipal, provincial and federal regulations
- Inspect steel framework, concrete forms, reinforcing steel mesh and rods, concrete or pre-stressed concrete to ensure quality standards and to verify conformance to specifications and building codes
- Inspect construction of sewer systems and pipelines
- Inspect construction sites to ensure that safe working conditions are maintained
- Inspect existing buildings to identify and report on structural defects, fire hazards and other threats to safety
- Inspect new or resale homes on behalf of clients and assess and provide reports on the physical condition of property.
Outlook & Prospects for Construction Inspectors in Laurentides Region
The future forecast and current conditions for an occupation can vary based on location or due to changes in the economy, technology, or demand for a product or service.
Local Employment Potential Information
|Location||Employment Potential||Release Date|
|Laurentides Region||(3 of 3 stars)||2012-10-31|
For the 2012-2014 period, job opportunities in the Laurentides region are expected to be good for this occupation.
Local Labour Market NewsWeek of Nov 25 - Nov 29, 2013
- La Sapinière hotel, based in Val-David, closed its doors after going bankrupt, leading to approximately 40 employees being laid off (available in French only)
- After having invested close to $3M, Saint-Jérôme-based residence, Au Coeur de la Vie Inc., doubled its accommodation capacity which is now 30 rooms. The institution employs approximately 15 persons. (available in French only)
- The new supermarket, Provigo Le Marché, opened its doors in Saint-Sauveur. The former Loblaws supermarket was converted under the new banner. This project enabled close to 60 new jobs to be created. The supermarket now has 165 employees. (available in French only)
- Saint-J¿r¿me-based Lion Buses will be working with various partners to develop an electric school bus. This project will require an investment of over $1M. The first prototype will be ready in spring 2014. (available in French only)
- The Mont Alta ski resort in Val-David is set to re-open soon after having closed for the 2012¿2013 season (available in French only)
- Construction of a 900-seat performance hall will soon begin in Saint-J¿r¿me, which represents a $21M investment. Work should begin in early 2014 and the opening is scheduled for 2016. (available in French only)
- Maerix, a company that specializes in the design of health management, security and environment software, will move into new and much more spacious facilities in Piedmont. This relocation will allow the company to create 5 new jobs. (available in French only)
- Transport Qu¿bec has announced the rebuilding of the Salette viaduct in Saint-J¿r¿me. This project of nearly $15M will begin in July 2013 and will come to a close at the end of 2014. (available in French only)
- Groupe Gagnon in Sainte-Ad¿le invested $2M to acquire a recycling centre and a warehouse for the recycling of confidential documents in Pr¿vost. The company employs 6 people and the expansion should generate new jobs. (available in French only)
- Construction work of a new $40M commercial and industrial building project under Groupe CIBS will begin in May 2014 near the La Cit¿ de Mirabel project. The first companies should be setting up their shop on site in September 2014. (available in French only)
- Peluche et Aventure childcare centre started works on its Boisbriand institution to add a new wing that will receive 26 more children in January 2014. Four new educator positions will be created. (available in French only)
- The city of Mont-Tremblant announced the construction of an aquatic complex worth more than $12M, starting in summer 2014. This establishment will include, among others, a 50-meter pool with diving boards, a fitness room and water games. (available in French only)
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